General Maintenance Tips For Improving Your Home

When you let several small tasks turn in to bigger jobs, maintenance around your home becomes something that you put off. Whether your garden needs pruning or you have a pile of rubbish that needs clearing, there are a few simple things that you can do to improve the look and functionality of your home.

Read on to find out how you can keep your home in top condition.

Gutter clearing

If you want to keep your gutters functioning as they should, it’s a good idea to clear them out at least twice a year – during the autumn and winter is the best time, as this is when the most about of debris is likely to build up. Leaves, stones and twigs are just some of the things you may find in your gutters, and when these aren’t removed this can cause water damage to your property as water cannot flow as it should. To unblock guttering, this can be flushed out or removed by hand, but, of course, you will be working at a height for this task so always call a professional if you’re inexperienced. 

Garden maintenance

Get your garden prepared for summer by making it a functional and well-presented space for entertaining and relaxing. You can do this by simply cutting the grass, which will make the whole area appear more groomed and cared for. 

Rubbish clearance

Over the years, rubbish can pile up as the dreaded trip to the local tip is put off week after week. When this happens, the inside and outside of your home will start to look cluttered, making it less relaxing, and more like a work site than a home. From garden waste to bits and bobs, get everything cleared and returnorder to your home.

Path and patio laying

If you’re looking for a way of enhancing your home to host barbeques and place garden furniture, patios are great for just that. Having a designated area will keep your garden well organised, and present an outdoor space that is both practical and enjoyable for you and your family. Additionally, garden paths are another way of dividing your space – why not have a pebbled garden path that leads to your vegetable patch, decking or pond?

Here at Mitchell & Mayle, we are experts in garden and property maintenance. Based in Cambridge, our professional team can offer a helping hand with property cleaning, guttering, small plumbing jobs and much more. Get in touch today and find out how we can help. 

Richard Pickul